Developing speech

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1. What are Jean Aitchinson's 3 stages?

  • Packaging, constructing, and building
  • Labelling, packaging, and network-building
  • Labelling, packaging, and sending
  • Labelling, simplifying, and overextending
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2. What are the key features of the sensorimotor stage?

  • Child experiences world through language
  • Child experiences world through senses. Lexical choices are concrete
  • Language and motor skills develop. Language is egocentric
  • Children can begin to think logically

3. How would a child in stage 2 of Ursula Bellugi's negative formulation say "I don't want to wear shoes"

  • "No"
  • "No shoes"
  • "I no wear shoes"
  • "I don't want to wear shoes"

4. Which is the earliest stage of development?

  • Post-telegraphic
  • Two-word
  • Holophrastic
  • Telegraphic

5. Which one of Halliday's functions is "I batman"?

  • Regulatory
  • Personal
  • Imaginative
  • Heuristic


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